David Dunne has spent his career leading cutting-edge digital and technology efforts in marketing and advertising. He co-founded Velocidi with Jon Rygh and Dina Khoury. Before Velocidi, David was chief operating officer of Edelman Digital, a global communications and marketing agency, and founded three other successful technology start-ups. David has twice served as a judge of the Microsoft BizSpark Accelerator competition for emerging technology companies at the South by Southwest Interactive conference (SXSW), and he has been a speaker at multiple marketing conferences and events worldwide.
A veteran in analytics and strategy, Mark has spent his career consulting and delivering complex analytic solutions for the Fortune 100. He is comfortable working through business strategy, technology, and analytic methods supporting diverse marketing functions. Mark has held senior leadership positions at Starcom, Digitas, Allant, and PriceWaterhouse. He holds a dual degree in Applied Mathematics and Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University.
Andy leads product development from conception to implementation. He excels at creative problem solving, and his tangible solutions across different industries strike a balance between beauty and functionality. Andy began his career as a mechanical artist at a leading marketing and sweepstakes firm, and has held several leadership roles at a consulting firm, both managing and developing the creation of rich media applications and dashboards.
Mathias Lanni has helped some of the world’s leading brands take advantage of new emerging technologies to reach and engage their audiences. Through 20+ years of brand marketing experience Mathias has helped large national advertisers incorporate paid search, display advertising, conversation analytics, social media marketing, social advertising, web & app development into their traditional marketing plans. Before Velocidi, Mathias was a founding member of Edelman Digital, the world’s first global social media agency, where he led global scaling plans for the agency.
Alan McNab is Managing Director of Velocidi’s European operations. From our new European HQ in Dublin, he leads business development, marketing and operational activities supporting customers and go-to-market partners in Europe. Alan brings over twenty years of international technology marketing experience to Velocidi having worked with some of the fastest growing and most disruptive brands in technology markets, which include Arista, Cisco, Merrill-Lynch, Apptio, Motorola and HP. As a Board Member of Arista Networks Ltd Ireland, Alan established the company’s presence in the country and as the first Managing Director led all sales, marketing and partner relationships.
Jon Rygh has more than 20 years’ experience in branding, design, business strategy, and operations, leading companies through start-up, turnaround, and growth modes. Prior to co-founding Velocidi, Jon worked in a leadership capacity in advertising, branding, and design agencies, with a focus on digital communications. Jon also has more than 10 years’ experience in the golf industry, where he has worked on various branding projects for companies like Ralph Lauren, Bobby Jones, Patricia Han, the PGA, the U.S. Open, the USGA, and a multitude of top 100 clubs in the US.